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Feb 11, 2011 7:00am PST
's developments in cairo, including a live report on the obama administration's reaction from our washington, d.c. bureau. >>> it started as a search for a missing couple along devils slide. now it's an investigation into suspicious death in san francisco. francisco. >> the person was found on lombard avenue. the problem is no one seems to know where that address s none of the people at the hotel could confirm anything like that happened there. let's take you over to devil slide right now. that's where a search is getting underway any moment for the search of a man who is believed to be with the woman in that; death. they're looking for a man. the man is billy waterman, 51. he and his wife colleen were reported missing on monday. this all began on monday when people reported billy and colleen waterman missing. they came top -- to san francisco. less are doing an autopsy on the body found in the hotel. it may or may not be that of colleen waterman. they found the car just off devil slide and believe that belly waterman may be in the area. now, of course, they conducted a search off devil slide y
FOX
Feb 18, 2011 7:00am PST
to head down the airport. he is scheduled to be down there around 8:35. now, last night president obama met with a small elite group of business leaders from silicon valley. the dinner last night was held at the home of john doerr. ktvu got a look at this motorcade. the guest list included steve jobs and rumors continue to swirl about the -- swirl about the heath of steve jobs. more on that coming up at 7:30. >>> former president bill clinton is also in the bay area. he's scheduled to sweep at a security conference in san francisco this afternoon. there's word that he's barred the press from his keynote address as the r.s.a. security conference at the moscowny center. the-- moscone center. anyone wearing a press badge will not be allowed into the speech, it's reported. >>> this morning you can still see snow on bay area mountaintops from the storm we've had. this is a live look. we're looking at mount hamilton in san jose. mount hamilton is road at quinby road because of snow and ice. the chp closed it after several accidents and spinout. the road will stay closed through saturday. >>>
FOX
Feb 15, 2011 7:00am PST
it was down a moment ago. the nasdaq is down 14. the s&p 500 down 5. >>> president obama will be in the bay area thursday evening to meet with high-tech business leaders. so far the white house has only said the president will talk with business leaders in a session that will stress jobs, innovation and green technology and education. no specific information has been released on where the meeting will be held. the president is expected to stay overnight in the bay area before heading to oregon on friday. the economic recovery is alive and well. but the crisis is not over for the public sector. pam cook joins us from the newsroom with the newest silicon valley index report. >>> good morning. this new report shows a pretty healthy prebound for -- which added 12,000 jobs in the silicon valley. it also showed the region is struggling from government jobs and social programs. the jobs are driven to technology. facebook is growing so fast as we've been reporting, it plans to increase its work force by 50% a year. and they are moving its headquarters to a bigger facility in menlo park to accommoda
FOX
Feb 4, 2011 7:00am PST
: elevennen days into this resolution in egypt and president obama has yet to take any questions about it. while he's made several statements, he's not taken reporters's questions. today he will. he holds a joint press conference with the prime minister of canada at the white house later today. now, top members of his administration, president obama's administration, have been working behind the scenes feverishly on a proposal. they are working with top egyptian officials on this proposal to get egypt's president, hosni mubarak, to step down immediately. and here on capitol hill last night, the u.s. senate passed a resolution urging mubarak to hand over power. >> there is every possibility that this crisis lurches into a genuine massacre, and we cannot afford that. and we must do everything in our power to see that it stops. >> reporter: here on capitol hill, momentum also seems to be building for the idea of cutting off aid to egypt unless mubarak steps down now. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> time now, 7:17. well, fashion desig
FOX
Feb 17, 2011 7:00am PST
receiving unemployment compensation across the country. >>> president obama will arrive later today for a quick overnight visit to the bay area. the president is scheduled to meet with high-tech business leaders at a private dinner. among the executives due to meet with the president, facebook ceo, mark zuckerberg, apple's ceo, steve jobs, and google's ceo, eric schmidt. the head will spend the day and evening here before heading to oregon. >> and that traffic will increase -- >> yes. >> right now we need to know what's going on. >>> sal, what is going? >> it's going to be tough out there. we're looking at the traffic. it will be very slow for this morning's commute. on highway 4, it's slow from antioch all the way to concord. there are a couple of breaks in the action. 80 is all right if you are driving from pinole -- pinole to richmond. slow traffic and gusty winds across marin county. on southbound 101 it slows right near the marin area to central san rafael. but not as bad as it can be in that area. let's go to the live pictures. westbound westbound bay bridge, there are no --
FOX
Feb 7, 2011 7:00am PST
. president obama. >>> what president obama is doing today to try to mend fences with business leaders. >>> is it hot in here or is it just me? >> and which super bowl ads are getting rave reviews. >>> the numbers are higher this morning on wall street. >>> the national automobile dealers association wraps up its convention in san francisco with former secretary of state condoleezza rice speaking this afternoon. she was at the super bowl yesterday. several newsworthy announce -- announcements have come out of the meeting. there could be shifts added. >>> and chrysler is also willing to spend more money to spotlight the made-over products. it had an ad. they will boost business by 68%. they did not name a dollar amount. chrysler is aiming to business by 25% around the world. >>> a lot of people consider them the very best part of the super bowl. they tune in to see the nfl's biggest game, right? but they want to watch the commercials. this year the going rate was about $3 million for a 30- second commercial. critics say this one may promote racial stereotypes. >> maximum taste. ♪ >> h
FOX
Feb 2, 2011 7:00am PST
of washington, d.c. coming up in ten minutes with the obama administration's response. >>> another big story we're following this morning is that massive storm in the east and midwest. blizzard is affecting air travel all across the nation this morning, including airports right here in the bay area. let's give you a live picture from our view out at sfo. they are at the ticket counter, the american airlines ticket counter. this morning, we found travelers going to chicago will be affected the most. all flights in and out of their have been cancelled. the airport officials say new york, boston and philadelphia may also see some problems throughout the day. >> it's a very dynamic situation. things could change. i wouldn't expect much travel through chicago up to the midwest today. >> we also talked with some travelersers who were returning to the airport -- travelers who were returning to the airport this morning. the severe weather in the east is making ground transportation impossible. several drivers were stranded and had to use snowmobiles to get them out. the area is also seeing winds up to
FOX
Feb 3, 2011 7:00am PST
for the attacks on the anti-government protesters. president obama made his latest comments on the violence in egypt within the last hour at a national prayer breakfast. we'll have a live report with what he had to say coming up in 15 minutes. >>> at that prayer breakfast, astronaut mark kelly, who is the huz of -- who is the huz of giffords, gave the closing -- who is the husband of giffords, gave the closing remarks just moments ago. >> why was gabby shot 57 left clinging to life? we can't ever know the answer to these questions. but thank god gabby survives. >> kelly says doctors are continuing to be impressed with the recovery she's making with her brain injury. >>> we want to check in with sal. >> tori and mike, westbound market is open. you can get through there, eastbound heading out towards the -- toward the bay, if you will, still closed on market street because of that fire. so we'll keep you updated on that. claudine wong remains on the scene. let's take a look at san francisco freeways. northbound 101 looks good coming up to the toll plaza -- i'm sorry to the toll plaza. no maj
FOX
Feb 12, 2011 7:00am PST
on the condition of the other two people. >>> this morning, president obama is reaching out to egypt's military. what the president says needs to be done by military leaders there now that they are in charge of that country. and politics are getting more hands-on in venezuela. what is causing the rise in tension there? >>> happy saturday. mostly clear skies as we start the morning. little cool started, just a light breeze al am immediata for you. >>> this morning, senior u.s. military officials are headed to the middle east to reassure two key u.s. allies. recent demonstrations in egypt have sparked some fear that similar unrest could spread through the region. as a result, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff will hold meetings in amman tomorrow with the jordan king. jordan is a close u.s. partner on the war on terror and a key player in the mideast peace process. after a visit to jordan, amman will lead to israel where leaders are worried mubarak's resignation could jeopardize the peace treaty with egypt. >>> and as the admiral heads to the middle east, president obama is hopeful for the fut
FOX
Feb 13, 2011 7:00am PST
% of the votes and arkansas governor mike huckabee won 2%. >>> president obama is going to release his new federal budget plan tomorrow but republicans are making their feelings pretty clear. the president gave a preview of the budget plan yesterday during his weekly on-line video address. he said the plan asks washington to live within its means while investing in the future. republicans already attacked the president's plan saying it doesn't cut spending enough. among the highlights of the president's budget a five-year freeze for spending on u.s. agencies and $78 billion reduction in defense spending. however, the president's budget calls for $53 billion for high-speed rail projects around the country. >>> the budget deficit will mean less money for schools around the state. possibly tacking on taxes to find more funding. several districts are pushing for parcel taxes. the districts say they will raise millions of dollars to help offset cuts from the state but parcel taxes will not solve all of the budget issues. officials admit some cuts will happen even if voters do approve the new ta
FOX
Feb 21, 2011 7:00am PST
50s. here's dave. >>> okay. time now 7:14. obama administration expressing grave concern about what's happening in libya with the violent crack down on demonstrators. ktvu's allison burns is in our washington d.c. newsroom now with the reports out of libya from human rights groups. allison. >> reporter: dave, human rights watch reports that more than 230 people have been killed. the u.s. state department is demanding an end to the use of lethal force against anti- government demonstrators. this is some of the video that's been posted on youtube of the libya crackdown. the u.s. is threatening to take all appropriate action in response, but at this point it's unclear what that action would be. the protesters have seized control of two major cities. but the son of libya leader gadafi delivered a rambling speech last night offering some concessions while threatening civil war and a blood bath if the demonstrations don't stop. >> we'll be crying over thousands. blood will flow. rivers of blood in all the cities of libya. >> reporter: meanwhile oil prices jumped 4% over last week as the l
FOX
Feb 22, 2011 7:00am PST
california threatening president obama and governor brown. the messages were found on a wall in san jose in orange county. one said "governor brown will die soon." another says, "why does obama lie?" police say racist slogans were held. >>> rahm emanuel is the front- runner in the mayor race but needs 50% of the vote to avoid a runoff in april. he stepped down from his white house position to run for mayor after richard daley announced he would not return for another term. >>> well, ban ki-moon is in hollywood trying to convince the movie industry to improve the damagers of global warming -- dangers of global warming. movie producers, directors, actors have a worldwide reach. >>> new this morning, results after study that show radiologists who analyze more mammograms are better at detecting breast cancer. research researchers found those doctors produced fewer false positives. and those who look at fewer mammograms said more people back for unneeded testing. that causes anxiety and $1.6 billion a year in costs. researches are recommending an increase. >>> facebook just launched an app to
FOX
Feb 1, 2011 7:00am PST
for president obama. in the last -- delicate situation for president obama. he announced he's sending a special envoy to egypt. the white house is encouraging hosni mubarak not to run again. back to you. >> thank you. >>> a moraga couple tells ktvu they are glad to be back home after enduring a tense situation at cairo's airport. robert sprowl, assistant at the bolt law school, and his wife arrived last night. they were leading a trip there and were staying right near tahrir square. >> the scene at the -- at the airport was something like out of saigon. people crying, yelling, first first fights. fight -- fistfights. >>> when democratic ideals and calls for the right to vote vote, we can't say now is the time to block a vote from the people. >> republicans have said they will not allow the license/registration ballot. we have more on this at ktvu. >>> security guards at sunday's super bowl have their work cut out for them, in addition to everyone going into koi stadium, they will be patting down fans who will be outside the game. 5,000 fans are paying to watch the bowl from the screen outside.
FOX
Feb 19, 2011 7:00am PST
. president obama has already promised to do veto the g.o.p. bill. >>> the amendments include loosening federal regulations on grown house gas polluters, coal companies and privately owned colleges. another amendment cuts spend to go planned parenthood. it needs to be signed by the president by march 4th to prevent a government shutdown. >>> president obama is back in washington, d.c. after a west coast tour which stopped here in the bay area and oregon. and it was in hillsboro, oregon where the president taped his online video address. >> if we want to win the global competition for new jobs and industries, we've got to win the global competition to educate our people. that's how we'll ensure the next intel, the next google or microsoft is created in america. >> during his intel visit, the president praised the company for making a $200 million commitment to promote math and science education. the he says the company is an example example of how corporate america can make money at the same time it helps the country. >>> the uprising in egypt is prompting calls for change in other count
FOX
Feb 26, 2011 7:00am PST
.n. meeting comes one day after the obama administration froze the u.s. assets of gaddafi and his four children. the treasury department said the sanctions also apply to the libyan government. president obama made the move only after hundreds of americans were evacuated from libya. anti-government protests in the country continue to grow with opposition leaders holding several key cities in that country. now here in the bay area, the local libyan community will once again gather to show their support for family and friends. yesterday people demonstrated outside the federal -- ferry building in san francisco. about two dozen people showed up. today's demonstration is planned for the u.n. plaza at 1:00 this afternoon. >>> the newly elect clerk of imperial county in southern california wants to defend california's ban on same-sex marriage. yesterday chuck story filed papers with the ninth circuit court of appeals in san francisco. he says he took an oath to defend the constitution and argues prop 8 is part of the state constitution. california's governor and attorney general have declined
FOX
Feb 27, 2011 7:00am PST
's capitol seoul into a sea of fire. >>> new pressure being placed on moammar gadhafi. president obama is now calling on gadhafi to step down saying the libyan leader has lost legitimacy to rule. the call from the president came the same day the u.n. security council voted unanimously to place sanctions on gadhafi. arms embargo on gadhafi and place a travel ban on his entire family. >> this is a clear warning to the libyan government that it must stop the killing. those who slaughter civilians will be held personally accountable. >> u.n. secretary general ban ki-moon went on to add the sanctions send a strong message to the libyan leader that violating basic human rights will not be tolerated. the death toll from the ongoing antigovernment protests in libya is now estimated to be more than 1000. those deaths are being blamed on military forces loyal to gadhafi, but opposition forces are now in control of most of the eastern half of the country including the city of been gasesy -- benghazi. an exjustice minister has been appointed to lead a provisional government. >>> the 83rd annual a
FOX
Feb 5, 2011 7:00am PST
the immediate removal of president mubarak. meanwhile, this morning president obama is ramping up pressure on president mubarak to make an immediate resignation, urging him to listen to the people as they enter a 12th day of protests. also, near early this morning, there was an explosion at a gas compressor station in northern egypt. late word is it is due to a gas leak. but regional leaders say they suspect sabotage. no one was killed. >>> an unusual tactic underway this morning to find google executive who disappeared from cairo more than a week ago after participating in anti- government demonstrations and there are reports he has been detained by the government. this morning one of organized anti-government youth groups named him as their spokesman. it's called a gutsy move to force the egyptian government to release him. government officials have been going meeting with the ledders of the opposition and the group says if the government wants to talk to them, it has to go through him. >>> back in the bay area, demonstrators at stanford university showed their support for him and the mo
FOX
Feb 28, 2011 7:00am PST
. >>> time is 7:15. president obama meets this afternoon at the white house with the u.n. secretary general talking about a strategy for the crisis in libya. scots mcfarland is live with the growing refugee problems in libya, as thousands try to get out. scott? >> reporter: first, more on its meeting with the president and the second general of the u.n., they meet at 2:00 p.m. we'll tell you about the meeting, but the latest pictures from lib y the refugee crisis, this is what's happening along the border, migrant workers and foreigners, thousands, trying to stream out to escape the violence, us leaders want european leaders to work on some stiff economic sanctions to pressure libyan leader moammar gadhafi. u.s. senator john mccain wants the u.s. support no fly zone, too, and stronger diplomatic pressure. >> make sure that everyone of those mercenariries know that any acts that they commit, they will find themselves in front of a war crimes tribunal. get tough, i understand that american, and safety of the american citizens is our highest priority. it's not the only priority. >> reporter: a
FOX
Feb 23, 2011 7:00am PST
an understaffed police department and underperforming schools and a budget. president obama congratulated him. >>> senate ma jorty leader -- ma jorty -- senator reed said he will introduce a bill if the democrats and republicans cannot agree on a budget by march. >>> senator reed is also calling for the end of legalized prostitution in his home state of nevada. he says it discourages businesses from moving there and is a bad mix for families. >> i've talked to families who feel the same way. parents who don't want their children to look out a school bus and see a brosle -- brothel. >> a brothel owner and eight of his employees said making prostitution illegal would lead to underaged girls and pimps. >>> time now, 7:18. the long awaited court ruling could come today on oakland's proposed crackdown in the fruitvale neighborhood. a judge has decided to prevent gang members from hanging out with each other and there's also a 10:00 p.m. curfew. oakland's city attorney says a similar plan has rediced violent in -- reduced violence in northern oakland. >>> there is a disturbing new development last
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Feb 14, 2011 8:05am PST
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FOX
Feb 8, 2011 7:00am PST
year. it was conducted today, on the first anniversary of michelle obama launching her childhood obesity initiative. too much fast food at a young age may lower a child's iq. they tracked what 4, 7, and 8- year-olds ate. they found when a 3-year-old ate a lot of fatty, and processed foods, their iq was lower by the time they were 8 years old. >>> just in time for valentine's day, one of america's best known couples could be making beautiful music all over again. ken, of barbie and ken fame wants to get back with barbie. seven years after they broke up. there's even a billboard. this one right here, showing a larger than life ken saying barbie, i want you back. other billboards are expected to pop up in the next few days. america is asked to decide if this doll couple should reunite. you can vote at kenandbarbie.com. >>> another nfl controversy with michael vick. he was presented to the key to dallas over the weekend. what the city's mayor is saying about the decision that was made by someone else. >>> it was almost a year ago, that a high school baseball player almost died, kille
FOX
Feb 9, 2011 7:00am PST
michelle obama says her daughters, ages 9 and 12, are not on the social networking site because they have secret service restrictions that the other students don't have. michelle obama may allow them on the networking site once they are over. >>> aened go -- a grandma in britain is being called the -- called a hero. suddenly -- look at the woman in red. that's ann tenson racing to the scene of the crime. the man ran away. one of them fell on the ground. and then other men got around -- gathered around and held them and he was arrested because of her. >> you have 0 -- it's kind of interesting because they don't try to defend themselves. >>> let's check in with sal. >> i was waiting for the benny hill music to start. >>> let's take a look at the commute now. the traffic is going to be slow, although it's improving here at the toll plaza. we had an accident with a limo and regular sedan. they got into a crash but they were pulled off already and the chp is clearing the lanes for us. westbound traffic is just a little better. it's about an eight-minute delay. also, the morning commute northbo
FOX
Feb 16, 2011 7:00am PST
. president obama sent senator kerry to pakistan to argue that the embassy worker, raymond davis, should not be tried in pakistani court because he should have diplomatic immunity. davis has been detained in pakistan since january 27th, after he fatally shot two pakistani men on motorcycles. davis claims the pen were trying to -- the men were trying to rob him and he was acting in self-defense. many pakistanis took to the streets because they want davis to be tried in pakistan. the taliban has warned anyone who helps in his release will be punished. >>> 7:45. well, they said no in berkeley last night. two guantanamo bay detainees will not be offered invitations to re-settle in berkeley once they get out of prison. about 11:30 last night, the berkeley council rejected the resolution to welcome two detainees from guantanamo bay to live in berkeley. it's an issue that puts berkeley in the national spotlight with strong opinions on both sides. >> i want to know if the peace and justice commission really did their home work on these detainees. just because they haven't been charged and convic
FOX
Feb 24, 2011 7:00am PST
have practiced cal islam pick jihadists step in. >> reporter: now president obama is sending secretary of state hillary clinton to coordinate a response with other international leaders. the u.s. is considering a range of punishments for libya, including a no fly zone over the country. reporting for ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the violence in libya is sending oil prices to a high level. checking online right now it is at $99.92. this, of course, after reports that half of libya's oil production has shut down. that has many drivers worried about $4 a gallon gasoline or higher. the current price in san francisco is 45-cents higher than the national average standing at $3.64. a nickel less in san jose and oakland. if the violence continues we could be paying more. >> if saudi arabia had major disruption and civil war, i think prices could easily go to over $200 a barrel and the price of gasoline could certainly go to $7 or $8 a gallon. >> the financial times of london reports saudi arabia is in talk bins creasing its current production to make up for the falling production in plib plib -- li
FOX
Feb 25, 2011 7:00am PST
. the obama administration hasn't ruled out military moves or economic sanctions. >> these are human rights. they are not negotiable and they must be followed. >> reporter: the state department also chartering aircraft to fly americans out, if necessary, later today. here in washington, there will be a 2 p.m. protest outside the libyan ambassador's residence. live in washington, reporting for ktvu. >>> the death toll is now at 113 from the zel -- new zealand earthquake. at least 200 people are still missing and feared dead. 70 people were pulled from the wreckage in the first hour that the 6.3 magnitude quake struck. >>> if you've never experienced strong quake, this is what this looked like. this is new home video of the moment it hit. you can hear glass shattering and see things fly through the air. it looked like the house was turned upside down? that texas college student accused of a bomb plot will be in federal court sometime this morning. authorities arrested khalid ali aldawsari yesterday. they're accusing him of plotting to blow up the dallas texas home of former president george w
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Feb 10, 2011 7:00am PST
has briefed the fbi, which is investigating. >>> president obama is heading to michigan right now. he's promoting a plan for wireless internet access all over the country. the president's wireless initiative would expand high speed wireless to 90% of the population over the next five years. it involves doubling the space for wireless traffic. that would raise billions of dollars, but the plan would also cost billions of dollars and republicans in congress may not be willing to spend that money. >>> the "american idol" auditions are over but not before the show made its final stop right here in the bay area. >> ♪ don't know why there's no sun ♪ >> these young ladies made a flame for themselves. 21-year-old james durbin of santa cruz could give them a run for their money. durbin wowed the judges. he lost his father to a drug overdose when he was nine. >> people say i get my musical talent from my dad. i'll never know. >> durbin was also diagnosed with tourette's syndrome and aspergers. he is being called a top contender. 0 contestant -- 40 contestants will once again face eliminatio
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